Understanding Community Renewables and Shared Ownership Opportunities
On 9 September 2015 Argyll and Bute Council in partnership with Local Energy Scotland hosted a day of learning to enable those taking part gain a better understanding of community renewables, what is involved in developing your own community project and what opportunities exist for community organisations within Argyll.
- SESSION 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO RENEWABLES (Presentations Available After Event)
- SESSION 2: MAKING IT HAPPEN (Presentations Available After Event)
Argyll & Bute Council perspective - Speaker: Audrey Martin, Projects and Renewables Manager, Argyll and Bute Council
Renewable opportunities for communities and support available – Speaker: James Buchan, Development Officer, Local Energy Scotland
The community perspective – top tips from community projects – Speaker: Bob Chicken, Tarbert and Skipness Community Trust.
The community perspective – top tips from community projects - Speaker: – Richard Thorne, Mull and Iona Community Trust.
Involving the whole community - Speaker: Laura MacDonald, Community Development Officer, Argyll and Bute Council
Seeking consent – The Planning Process - Speaker: Richard Kerr, Principal Planning Officer, Argyll and Bute Council
Getting connected: Introduction to connections for community projects - Speaker: Kirsty Stephen, Community Account Manager, SSE
Community Energy Innovation - Speaker:Felix Wight, Community Energy Scotland
How Islay made it happen - Speaker:George Dean, Islay Energy Trust
This seminar was part of Community Energy Fortnight.
You can also get further information regarding community renewables from the Community Renewables Opportunity Portal.